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IPAC News for the week of July 31 – August 4, 2023

Contact tracing for vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE): evaluation of the Dutch policy of quintuple screening cultures. Journal

Estimated Testing, Tracing, and Vaccination Targets for Containment of the US Mpox Outbreak. Journal

Scientists discover antibodies capable of stopping several coronaviruses, potentially preventing future outbreaks. News

The CDC sees signs of a late summer COVID wave. News

Federal government struggling to get rid of millions of extra COVID-19 rapid tests. News

Leprosy could be endemic in Central Florida, CDC says. What to know about the disease. News

Get a COVID-19 booster shot before the fall flu season, Hamilton experts say. News

Nose-picking health workers more likely to get Covid, study shows. News

Risk of smell loss from covid has plummeted since 2020. News

Surgery backlogs, staff shortages, no family doctor: New report highlights Canada’s health-care crisis. News

Cyprus allows human COVID-19 medications to be used against deadly virus mutation in cats. News

Second deadly TB outbreak linked to tainted bone grafts. News

Legionnaire’s outbreak at N.S. nursing home linked to nearby hospital. News